John Sahag Tribute – 2015

Posted by on Mar 21, 2015 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

John Sahag Tribute – 2015

Photo: © Michael Bonacci

There will be a John Sahag Tribute party in Boston at the Hard Rock Café on Sunday May 17. If you are a fan of the legendary hairdresser, tickets to the 2-day event, which include a celebration of John Sahag,  hosted by Eric Howard,  are at Proceeds for the party go to Lung Cancer Alliance.   On the next day, May 18, you can get a full day of education with Karmela Lozina of the Sahag Workshop, Dwight Miller, Albie Mulcahy and others at seminars. Take a look at this short video by Robert Marcos for more inspiration.   Click here:

Rugged and smooth, rough and refined, strong and soft, this was the hair by John Sahag and his Workshop Team for the Cynthia Rowley Spring/Summer 1997 Fashion Week show. This amazing mini version of the Sahag hair for the show had straight ends flying, and was young, modern, abstract, Sahag-style. For more from this famous show, click:
Hair: John Sahag, John Sahag Workshop, 1997 … Makeup: Moyra Mulholland … Photo: Michael Bonacci



Two In One, The Genius of John Sahag – 1997

Posted by on May 15, 2014 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

Two in One, Genius of John Sahag

Photos: © Helen Oppenheim

With color and cut inspired by the Manhattan skyline at night, the genius of the legendary John Sahag can be seen in these two very different looks which have one haircut and one hair color. On the left is what he called the painted canvas with cut and color precisely shown for a special night out on the town. On the right, the precise cut and color are hidden by Sahag’s magical styling.   This was 1997 and hair color with a cut like this had not been before, nor had a top model ever allowed anyone to do anything like this magic, as Siberian-born SuperModel Irina Penteava did on her hair.  And these  looks are as relevant today as then.  For cut and color how-to’s, more versions, click:

Hair Concept/Cut & Color: John Sahag, The John Sahag Workshop … Hair Color: Dario Arias … Makeup: Susan Houser … Fashion Styling: Lisa von Weise … Fashions: Elisa Jimenez/The Hunger World … Gloves: Naomi Misle … Model: Irina … Photos: Helen Oppenheim.